Red Bean and Rice

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Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

You can adjust the cayenne pepper to suit your taste.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
12 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
3 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    dry red beans
  • 1/2 lb
    ham, cubed small
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    chopped green onion, white & green parts
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper

How to Make Red Bean and Rice

Step-by-Step

  1. Place beans in a large pot. Cover with water. Bring to a rolling boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let soak overnight.
  2. In the morning, Bring to a boil again. Add remaining ingredients. Reduce heat and simmer for at least 3 hours. The beans will become creamy but most will remain whole.
  3. Add water while cooking if needed.
  4. Serve over fluffy long grain rice.

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About Red Bean and Rice

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole



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